Regions Morgan-Keegan/Cellular South Cup Tennis Underway at Racquet Club - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

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Regions Morgan-Keegan/Cellular South Cup Tennis Underway at Racquet Club

To Tennis at the Racquet Club, where Defending Regions Morgan Keegan Tournament Champion Kenneth Carlsen of Denmark, in the Pink,gets a workout in the first set from Australian Peter Luczak..

Luczak, in the main draw due to a back injury withdrawal by former Memphis Champ Mark Philippoussis...extends Carlsen to a 7-6 tiebreaking first set..

But, that's as much as he could muster..

Carlsen, unseeded this year, rallies to win the match 7-6, 6-3.

In the Women's Cellular South Cup..

Uzbekistans' Varvara Lepchenko trying to get her serve in against Meng Yuan of China...

Yuan on the run, but eventually wears Lepchenko out..

This is a great rally...as Yuan gets it done as Lepchenko misses wide..

Juan wins the match 6-2, 5-7, 6-3.

In one of the Day's Feature Matches, 8th seeded Xavier Malisse takes on Bjorn Phau.

Malisse, who's currently ranked 42nd in the world, and has been ranked as high as the Top 20, is just 25-years old...

His game is growing, much to the Chagrin of Phau, who could do nothing with Malisse service volleys and ground strokes..

This one ends quickly..

Malisse advances in straight sets with the 6-1, 6-4 victory..

One upset Monday on the Men's side..

Qualifier Paul Capdevill of Chile defeats 3rd seeded Spainard Tommy Robredo

4-6, 7-6, 6-4

Action starts again 10am Tuesday at the Racquet Club.

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